A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Fiji region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 11:26:04 / August 26, 2020 @ 11:26 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 597.78 km (371 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000bd5d. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bd5d. The temblor was picked up at 11:26:04 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.3793° West, -20.0959° South, depth 597.78 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Fiji region.
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